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FIRST TRAINS TO EAST MIDLANDS GATEWAY

A TEST train operated into the East Midlands Gateway Strategic...

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TfW SECURES NORTHERN PACERS

Rhodri Clark

TRANSPORT FOR Wales Rail Services has secured some of the Pacer...

Rhodri Clark

WESTERN AND WALES CONTRACTS

CONTRACTS FOR Control Period 6 delivery have been awarded by...

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‘314’ FAREWELL RAISES £4,000

Bruce Peter

EMUs bow out: ScotRail’s Class 314 farewell tours, held on...

Bruce Peter

ADDITIONAL DETECTION NEEDED FOR CLASS 755 OPERATION

ROGER FORD

Failure to actuate track circuits during leaf-fall has seen treadles...

ROGER FORD
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Trackwatch

A digest of the main changes on Network Rail, London Underground...

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BRUCE DUNCAN

We welcome letters for ‘Forum’ Please send them, ideally...

BRUCE DUNCAN
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Changes to Chiltern exec team

CHILTERN RAILWAYS has appointed Mark Goodall as Operations Director...

Approval for Eastside Metro extension

Planning approval has been granted for the 1.7km Eastside extension of the West Midlands Metro, linking Birmingham city centre with Digbeth.

First GA ‘720’ delivered

The first Class 720 EMU for Greater Anglia was delivered from Bombardier’s Derby works to Ilford depot on the night of 13 January.

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Now established as an annual fixture, the Northern Rail Conference celebrates progress in the modernisation and improvement of the railways of the North of England.

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Founded in 1998, the Awards are the annual event at which everybody keen on seeing innovation in the railway sector meets up to discuss and celebrate the brightest ideas in the industry.

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RVE is the original UK show specifically focused on Rail Vehicles and Enhancements.

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The Golden Spanners is an annual event at which all those interested in railway rolling stock meet to discuss best practice and celebrate excellence in train maintenance.

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The brainchild of Institution of Railway Operators luminary and now West Dorset MP Chris Loder, the Golden Whistles event was founded in 2010 to promote best practice and celebrate excellence in railway operations.

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